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Slow planning of watercooling -550d

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#51
I didn't want to either and get a 360 rad, but now I think it wouldn't be too bad. But do what you want. Just saying it might be a cluster fack with 2 little rads in there, rather then just one big one. Youll have a cleaner loop, and less restriction.
I hear you. It would be a cleaner easier loop. The 360 rad is not the problem. I just don't want anything external. I think I will be moving around a lot pretty soon and it just seems like a hassle to move. I am thinking about even getting a matx board, matx case, and a cooler gpu than a 7970. Maybe a system like this for a matter of convenience in moving it. It runs at about 50c overclocked.


Or something like cdawall's htpc pic above. Really just something smaller. I find it funny that mxphenom watercools his rig and wants to go to a bigger case. I begin to watercool mine and I feel like going smaller.

Then again I might change my mind 100 times.

Or this. I like this a lot.
 
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It had been foretold...
Then again I might change my mind 100 times.

I am now thinking I will mod my case to fit the 240monsta. I am thinking I will get a full cover block for my 7970. Probably an alphacool unless the heatkiller comes back in stock.

I have some questions about fans. I have been looking at gentle typhoons because they are gentle typhoons. But for half the price I could get yate loons or swiftech helix fans which I like the sound of. I am thinking helix too. What do you guys think I should do on fans?
 
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I could fit a 240mm rad in the top if I remove the top motherboard heatsink. Maybe I could replace that heatsink with another type or a water block there.

The heatsink I am talking about is in the bottom of the picture.
 
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I could fit this block on there. That plus another rad and fans would be another $100. I think I will avoid that for now and maybe get that eventually. I guess I have an upgrade path.
 
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I got the money now. I could of bought the goods a two weeks ago but I wanted to wait till after the holidays.

Anyways. I am deciding I am going to go with the 240mm monsta which by everything I have read is very similar in performance to the 360x45 rads in performance. I will also be getting the Watercool HEATKILLER gpu full cover block.